Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Martin, Arthur

Title:
  • Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Martin, Arthur
Creator:
  • Martin, Arthur, Interviewee
  • Brayton, Linda, Interviewer
Description:
  • 3 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file
  • The following names and terms were used in this interview: Valon, Leimo, Maki, Teuva, Arturus, Tikkonen, Norton, Wainola Band, Franconia, Kivi House, Old Pit, Seinajoki, Socialist hall band, Balch, Gustafson, Talvitie, Andrew Apistenmaa, Putonen, Enoch Hill, Erkkila, Ahola, Mr. Harvey.
  • Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians; Interviewer:Linda Brayton (4/27/1978).
  • TRACKS: CD64: 1. Harry Martin's background -- 2. John LaTouche -- 3. Hack Hammond invites Martin to Gloucester -- 4. Betty Olson's death -- 5. Jack Hammond's death -- 6. Olson living alone -- 7. Olson's residence at Tavern Restaurant -- 8. Olson leaves Gloucester for Connecticut, death in New York -- 9. Olson's size -- 10. Conversation with Olson, work -- 11. Gloucester's reaction to Olson -- 12. Olson's readings, Tufts reading -- 13. Robert Creely, Panna Grady, Annisquam -- 14. House on Dennison St. -- 15. Names of Olson's friends -- 16. Idolization of Olson -- 17. Visiting Olson -- 18. Hammond Castle dinners, Ford Foundation grants -- 19. Grants Receiving -- 20. Beatnik association -- 21. Olson to Harry Martin -- 22. Buffalo period. CD65: 1. Accidents in the granite industry, work hours in granite industry -- 2. Other employment found by Finns, dairy farms, hotels in Annisquam, (horse and wagon transportation), work on summer places -- 3. Entertainment, dances with the Annisquam band, few people drank alcohol, role of the church -- 4. Sisu, photography, Mr. Martin's hobby since 1916.
  • Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.
  • Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.
Date:
  • 04-27-1978
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Publisher:
  • [Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library

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Martin, Arthur, Interviewee and Brayton, Linda, Interviewer, “Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Martin, Arthur,” NOBLE Digital Heritage, accessed November 18, 2019, https://digitalheritage.noblenet.org/noble/items/show/985.

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